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Baloo's Bugle


November Cub Scout Roundtable Issue

Volume 10, Issue 4
December Theme

A Cub Scout Gives Goodwill
Webelos Craftsman & Scientist
  Tiger Cub Achivement #4




Chief Seattle Council

Happy Holidays Cheers –

Done similarly to “Chip, Chop”

Divide audience into two groups,

raise right hand and half say HAPPY,

raise left hand and the other half say HOLIDAYS.

Or do Merry Christmas, Happy Chanukah, Happy Kwanzaa

Or three groups – Happy New Year

Or any other holiday you wish –

Snowball cheer –  Reach down and pick up some imaginary snow, pack it into a snow ball.  Pull arm back and throw snowball and yell SPLAT!

Grand Applause –  While sitting, stomp feet three times, slap legs three times and stand up and yell HURRAH!

Elves applause –

1st.        “Saw, saw, saw” (make sawing motions)

2nd.       “Tap, tap, tap” (make hammering motions)


3rd.       “Paint, paint, paint” (make painting motions)

Southern NJ Council

Rudolph Applause - Put thumbs to head with fingers pointing up to form antlers.  Wrinkle nose and say, "Blink, blink, blink!"

Goodbye Santa Applause -Pretend to throw a pack onto your back and say, "Merry Christmas to all and to all a good night."

Christmas Bells Cheer - Pretend to hold a bell rope, then get the left side of the audience to say "DING" on the down stroke and the other side of the audience to say "DONG" on the up stroke

Frozen Cub Cheer: Wrap your arms around yourself, and say, “BRRRRR!”

Santa Clara County Council

Shine Your Halo - Children open palm and move in a circular motion over their head.


Chief Seattle Council

Why is a star in the heavens like a hole in the roof?

Because it’s a sky-light!

What happens when a cat crosses the desert at Christmas?

It gets “Sandy claws!”

What lives in winter, dies in summer, and grows with its root upward?

An icicle!

Why does Santa like chimneys?

They soot him.

Southern NJ Council

How did Scrooge score a touchdown?

The ghost of Christmas passed.

What wear armor and goes around on tip-toes?

A Silent Knight

Where do snowmen keep their money?


What’s in December that is not in any other month?

The letter “D”

On what side of a house do pine trees grow best?

The outside

How many pieces of candy can you put in an empty stocking?

One, after that it s not empty

Santa Clara County Council

What would you get if Minnehaha married Santa Claus?

Minnehaha Hoho.

Why do mother kangaroos hate rainy days?

Because their children have play inside.

What is brown, has a hump, and lives at the North Pole?

A lost camel.






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